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Tracy Triangle VEX Robotics Tournament

01/28/2017
Tracy Triangle VEX Robotics Tournament

Event Code: RE-VRC-17-5299

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 70 / Spots Open: 0

Event Region: California - North

Price: $100.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • This event currently has no spaces available.
  • It is past the registration deadline.
Event Dates

Date: 01/28/2017

Venue/Location:

Merrill F West High School
1775 W Lowell Ave
Tracy, California 95376
United States


Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Contact Information

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General Info

Date Change

Due to a facilities conflict, the date of the tournament has been changed from Jan 14 to Jan 28, 2017.  We apologize for any incovenience.

Waiting List

If the event is full, add your team to the waiting list here on Robot Events.  If spots become available, we will fill them from the waiting list.

Facilities

We will have 3 competition fields in the gym for matches. There is plenty of seating for spectators. We will also have a skills challenge field in the gym. The pit area, registration, practice field, and snack bar will be next door in the cafeteria. Each team will have a pit table. Our snack bar will be open with snacks, drinks, and lunches available for purchase.

Tournament Results

Tournament results will be posted live here on our Robot Events page and they will be displayed on screens in both the cafeteria and the gym.

Agenda

7:15 am - Doors Open, Registration, Inspections, and Practice
8:30 am - Drivers' Meeting
9:00 am - Qualifying Rounds and Skills Challenges
12:00 pm - Lunch Break
12:30 pm - Qualifying Rounds and Skills Challenges
3:45 pm - Alliance Selection
4:15 pm - Elimination Rounds
5:15 pm - Finals and Awards

Volunteer

All volunteers are welcome to contact the Event Coordinator, Randy Moehnke, at rmoehnke@tusd.net.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

All facilities are indoors.  The tournament will be held, rain or shine.

Refund Policy

No refunds after Jan 1st, 2017.  Refunds will only be given prior to Jan 1st if there is a team on the waiting list that will take your team's place.


Date: 01/28/2017
Merrill F West High School
1775 W Lowell Ave
Tracy, California 95376
United States

Travel Info

Hotel information will be provided upon request - contact the Event Coordinator, Randy Moehnke, at rmoehnke@tusd.net.

Location

Tracy is conveniently located in the Central Valley inside the triangle of I-5, I-205, and I-580. Tracy is about 50 miles from the Bay Area and about 60 miles from the Sacramento area.

Parking

Park in the main parking lot, between the stadium and the school. The tournament will be in the cafeteria and main gym, which are adjacent to each other and the main parking lot. Enter through the breezeway between the cafeteria and the gym.

Documents

Complete a VEX Release Form for each participant and bring it with you to the tournament:
http://www.roboticseducation.org/documents/2013/06/vrc-participant-release-form.pdf
http://www.roboticseducation.org/documents/2015/05/participant-consent-form-spanish.pdf

Be sure you are familiar with the game rules for Starstruck:
http://content.vexrobotics.com/docs/vrc-starstruck/VRC-2016-17-Starstruck-Game-Manual-061416.pdf.

Inspect your robot before the tournament and ensure it passes inspection using the Robot Inspection Checklist:
http://www.roboticseducation.org/documents/2013/06/vrc-inspection-checklist.pdf

For a checklist to prepare your team for this event, please read
“101 Things I Wish I’d Known Before My First VEX Tournament”:
http://www.roboticseducation.org/documents/2013/06/101-things.pdf

Please bring signed Participant Release Forms for all team members (students and adult mentors) to team check-in/registration.

Participant Consent Form

 

Please use the Robot Inspection Checklist to pre-inspect your robot prior to the event:

Inspection Checklist

 

Please download our temporary license plate template if your team has yet to receive license plates:

Temporary License Plate Template

 

Please dowload and print a copy of the Drivers Meeting Notes:

Drivers Meeting Notes